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Unformatted text preview: government entities dealing with fisheries and wildlife conservation in 1940-First National Wildlife Refuge in 1903 Wilderness Act of 1964- allowed the designation of Wilderness areas with greater The New West and Biodiversity Conservation-Past 20 years, growing population and economic development on private lands around western public lands-Expanding tourism based on recreation on public lands-Interest by conservationists in increasing the connectivity between protexted areas to maintain biodiversity (particularly mobile wildlife)-Growing debates about local zoning and private uses of private landGrowing appreciation among environmentalists of rural activities that maintain open land...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course ENVIR 120 taught by Professor Bert during the Fall '11 term at Wisconsin.
- Fall '11